Nukeproof Reactor 290 Elite SLX Carbon Full Suspension Mountain Bike 2021

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From concept through to design, the Kinematics, the geometry and specification; the Reactor is designed from the ground up to be the ultimate aggressive trail bike.

  • 2021 Nukeproof Carbon Full Suspension MTB Frame
  • 29" Disc Brake Wheels
  • 12 Speed (SLX Groupset - 1 x 12)
  • Was available in XL in Black & Grey.
  • Weighs 14.5kg

2021 Nukeproof Reactor 290 Elite SLX FS MTB

It is at home on technical climbs, but happiest when thrashing the most technical trails you can point it at.

Frame Construction: To optimise the weight, strength and stiffness, the Reactor Carbon frame features a full UD woven carbon fibre frameset (Including chain and seat stays).

It is available for 27.5" or 29" wheel sizes. These are two totally different, compromise-free frames that were designed and developed at the same time.? Each frame is simply tailored around each wheel size.

Speed or play: which do you value more? The manoeuvrability of 27.5" or the raw speed of a 29"? Adjustable Geometry: All Reactor frames feature a "flip chip" to adjust the geometry from "Trail" to "Rail mode".

Trail - As the name suggests, this setting is best suited for trail riding. It is for riders who get as much enjoyment from the climb as the descents. Rail - The Rail setting turns the Reactor into a corner shredder, dropping the bottom bracket 6mm and slackening the head angle by half a degree.

It is there to maximise descending capabilities.

Suspension Design: To ensure the bike could climb as well as it descends, we designed the 4 bar horst linkage to have higher levels of anti-squat for climbing gears but lower levels when you drop down the cassette. This means that the bike can behave itself on the climbs but when you get it up to speed, it turns into a trail hooligan.

The combination of low anti-squat and progressive rate give ultimate small bump compliance (removes rough trail and root chatter) with good mid-stroke support for cornering/pumping and end stroke progression for aggressive riding. Balanced anti-rise figures allow the Reactor some squat when braking hard, maintaining rider position and providing a good amount of pressure through the tyre to ensure traction. The Reactor is designed to reward the rider and ensure you get that stoke factor in on any ride.

Frame: Nukeproof Reactor 290 Carbon, 130mm rear travel, UD woven Carbon Fibre.

Forks: Fox 36 Float, Performance Elite Series, 140mm travel.

Rear Shock: Fox Float DPX2, Performance Elite Series, 3 Position, LV EVOL, Custom CL, DRL, Rezi A F F tune, 210x55mm, Bearing End, 1x 0.3 spacer fitted.

Drivetrain: Shimano SLX M7100 1x12-Speed.

Shifters: Shimano SLX M7100-IR, 12-speed Rapidfire Plus, I-Spec EV.

Rear Derailleur: Shimano SLX M7100, SGS 12-Speed, Shadow Plus.

Chainset: Shimano SLX M7100 1x12-Speed, 32T.

Brakes: Shimano SLX M7120 hydraulic disc brakes.

Wheelset: DT Swiss M1900 SPLINE 29", Front: 15x110mm.

Rear: 148x12mm, Shimano Microspline Driver.

Frame: 130mm Travel, UD woven Carbon Fibre frame, ISCG 05 mounts, Enduro bearings, Boost 148mm, 3D contoured rubber frame protection.

Fork: Fox 36 Float, Performance Elite Series, Grip 2 Damper, 140mm, 44mm Offset, BOOST, Black (SHORT ID: D6GC).

Steerer: Tapered.

Bottle Cage Mounts: Single.

Cable Routing: Internal.

Groupset Manufacturer: Shimano.

Number of gears: 12.

Chainset: Shimano SLX M7100 12-Speed, Hollowtech 2, 170mm, 32T, 52mm Chainline.

Chainset type: Single.

Chain: Shimano SLX M7100 HG 12-speed Inc Quicklink.

Cassette: Shimano SLX M7100-12, 12-Speed (HYPERGLIDE+), 10-51T.

Wheel Size: 29" (622).

Tyres: Front: Maxxis Assegai 29x2.5" WT 3C MaxxTerra/EXO+/TR.

Rear: Maxxis Dissector 29x2.4" WT 3C MaxxTerra/EXO+/TR.

Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc Brake.

Brakes: Shimano SLX M7120, 4 Pot Brake, Metallic Pads with Fins.

Rotors: Shimano SM-RT76.

Front: 203mm.

Rear: 180mm.

Bar Tape/Grips: Nukeproof, 44-56 IITS.

Stem: Nukeproof Horizon, 50mm, Black.

Seat Post: Brand X Ascend internal w Shimano SL-MT500-IL Remote lever, M:150mm drop. L/XL:170mm drop.

Saddle: Nukeproof Horizon SL, Black.

Model Year: 2021.

Bike Weight: 14.5kgs / 31.9lbs (Tubeless).

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Reactor 290 Elite SLX FS MTB Specification

Bike TypeMountain Bikes
Weight14.5kg
Frame Material
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Brakes Type
Number of Gears
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BrandNukeproof
RetailerWiggle
RRP£4349.99
Lowest Price£4349.99

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This Nukeproof deal was originally found at Wiggle, costing £4349.99 and was last updated on 7th May 2021.

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